Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 874 1043
Rank change year-on-year +44 +169 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 337 318 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 282 294 183
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £110,000 £84,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -23.91% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 157,752 168,024 185,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,078 134,582 155,346
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 322 £72,500 +3.57% 53
London +36 233 £77,500 +10.71% 41
UK excluding London +47 101 £62,500 +19.05% 13
South East +34 68 £65,000 +23.81% 4
North of England +30 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +29 9 £38,250 - 2
Scotland -15 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Midlands +24 5 £55,000 +15.79%
West Midlands +21 5 £55,000 +15.79%
Wales - 4 £45,250 - 1
East of England +33 3 £52,500 -12.50% 6
South West +11 2 £52,750 +40.67%
North West +6 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 337 (100.00%) Python
2 139 (41.25%) Django
3 130 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (29.97%) Linux
5 98 (29.08%) JavaScript
6 90 (26.71%) Flask
7 84 (24.93%) Docker
7 84 (24.93%) Finance
8 75 (22.26%) SQL
8 75 (22.26%) Degree
9 74 (21.96%) PostgreSQL
10 72 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
10 72 (21.36%) Microservices
11 71 (21.07%) Software Engineering
12 70 (20.77%) TDD
13 68 (20.18%) Java
14 66 (19.58%) React
15 65 (19.29%) Computer Science
16 63 (18.69%) Git (software)
17 60 (17.80%) Scrum
18 56 (16.62%) DevOps
19 55 (16.32%) REST
20 52 (15.43%) MySQL
21 51 (15.13%) HTML
22 50 (14.84%) Mathematics
23 48 (14.24%) CSS
24 44 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
25 43 (12.76%) AngularJS
26 42 (12.46%) NumPy
27 41 (12.17%) Pandas

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.75%) Ethereum
3 10 (2.97%) nginx
4 9 (2.67%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.08%) Gunicorn
6 6 (1.78%) Apache
6 6 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.78%) uWSGI
7 4 (1.19%) SAS
7 4 (1.19%) Tornado
8 2 (0.59%) Confluence
8 2 (0.59%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.59%) Luigi
9 1 (0.30%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.30%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) IPython
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (4.75%) Ripple
2 4 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.48%) GitHub
5 5 (1.48%) Serverless
6 4 (1.19%) Fastly
6 4 (1.19%) Stackdriver
7 3 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.59%) Slack
8 2 (0.59%) Trello
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.30%) Heroku
9 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.37%) Internet
2 6 (1.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) DHCP
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.96%) PostgreSQL
2 52 (15.43%) MySQL
3 38 (11.28%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.31%) Blockchain
5 24 (7.12%) Big Data
5 24 (7.12%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.64%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.45%) Redis
8 11 (3.26%) CouchDB
8 11 (3.26%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.67%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.08%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.08%) VoltDB
12 6 (1.78%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.19%) BigQuery
13 4 (1.19%) Bigtable
14 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 63 (18.69%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.61%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.45%) Vagrant
4 13 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (2.37%) Selenium
5 8 (2.37%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.78%) git-flow
7 6 (1.78%) GitLab
7 6 (1.78%) JIRA
8 4 (1.19%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.19%) Robot Framework
8 4 (1.19%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.89%) Subversion
10 2 (0.59%) Ant
10 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.30%) Hudson
11 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 84 (24.93%) Finance
2 29 (8.61%) Front Office
3 20 (5.93%) Retail
4 16 (4.75%) Banking
5 10 (2.97%) Advertising
6 8 (2.37%) Games
7 7 (2.08%) Marketing
8 5 (1.48%) Legal
8 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.19%) Electronics
9 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.89%) Law
10 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.59%) Billing
11 2 (0.59%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (41.25%) Django
2 90 (26.71%) Flask
3 66 (19.58%) React
4 55 (16.32%) REST
5 51 (15.13%) HTML
6 48 (14.24%) CSS
7 43 (12.76%) AngularJS
8 42 (12.46%) NumPy
9 41 (12.17%) Pandas
10 30 (8.90%) RESTful
10 30 (8.90%) Web Services
11 25 (7.42%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (6.23%) Celery
12 21 (6.23%) FIX Protocol
13 19 (5.64%) SciPy
14 17 (5.04%) J2EE
14 17 (5.04%) J2SE
15 12 (3.56%) .NET
16 10 (2.97%) Node.js
17 9 (2.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.29%) Computer Science
2 39 (11.57%) Fintech
3 33 (9.79%) Equities
4 27 (8.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (7.12%) Derivative
6 22 (6.53%) Algorithms
7 21 (6.23%) Fixed Income
8 17 (5.04%) Bitcoin
8 17 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (5.04%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (4.75%) Litecoin
10 15 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (4.15%) Hedge funds
12 10 (2.97%) Robotics
13 7 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (1.78%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.78%) Social Media
14 6 (1.78%) User Experience
15 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.97%) Linux
2 15 (4.45%) Unix
3 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.89%) Android
5 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.59%) Windows
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (21.36%) Microservices
3 71 (21.07%) Software Engineering
4 70 (20.77%) TDD
5 60 (17.80%) Scrum
6 56 (16.62%) DevOps
7 50 (14.84%) Mathematics
8 44 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (11.28%) Machine Learning
10 33 (9.79%) Web Development
11 32 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (8.61%) Test Automation
13 28 (8.31%) Analytics
14 27 (8.01%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (7.12%) API Development
16 23 (6.82%) BDD
17 20 (5.93%) API Design
18 19 (5.64%) Asset Management
18 19 (5.64%) High-Frequency Trading
19 18 (5.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 337 (100.00%) Python
2 98 (29.08%) JavaScript
3 75 (22.26%) SQL
4 68 (20.18%) Java
5 39 (11.57%) Go
6 33 (9.79%) C++
7 30 (8.90%) PHP
8 29 (8.61%) C
9 28 (8.31%) C#
10 22 (6.53%) Scala
11 7 (2.08%) Cython
11 7 (2.08%) Rust
11 7 (2.08%) VBA
12 6 (1.78%) Ruby
13 5 (1.48%) Java 8
14 4 (1.19%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.59%) Erlang
15 2 (0.59%) R
15 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 75 (22.26%) Degree
2 30 (8.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (6.53%) Master's Degree
4 20 (5.93%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.89%) PhD
5 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.59%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) CFA
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 84 (24.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Samba
2 1 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 35 (10.39%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.86%) Ansible
3 12 (3.56%) Terraform
4 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.59%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Kibana
6 1 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (7.42%) Google
2 10 (2.97%) Oracle
3 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.19%) SAP
4 3 (0.89%) Twitter
5 2 (0.59%) Apigee
5 2 (0.59%) Apple
5 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.59%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.30%) ESRI
6 1 (0.30%) NetApp
6 1 (0.30%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.30%) Sybase
6 1 (0.30%) VMware
6 1 (0.30%) Zend